Carl Corry is a full-time journalism instructor at Suffolk County Community College and a 25-year professional journalist.
Previously, he was a freelance writer for newspapers and magazines and held stints as the online editor for local and products at Newsday, executive producer of News 12 Interactive and editor of Long Island Business News. He was also editor of The Long Islander newspaper chain and the founding executive editor of GreaterMoriches.com.
He has also taught journalism courses at his undergraduate alma mater, Stony Brook University, as well as at Hofstra University and LIU Post.
Corry served 21 years on the board member of the Press Club of Long Island — including three years as its president — and held two terms on the national board of the Society of Professional Journalists. He won numerous awards for writing, blogging and social media, and received the SPJ Regional Director of the Year Award in 2005, as well as PCLI’s Phil Spahn Award. He is also a Long Island Business News 40 under 40 honoree.
In 2017, he was inducted into the PCLI Contributor’s Wing of the Long Island Journalism Hall of Fame.
That same year, he earned a master’s degree in communications, with a concentration in journalism innovation, from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.
Additionally, he chairs the Martin Buskin Committee for Campus Journalism at Stony Brook and is a member of the Energeia Partnership, a regional stewardship group.
He is a big lover of history, genealogy and his grandparents’ recipes.